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michael streit, onof those removed from the bench after serving 27 years, 9 years on the state's highest court. >> we did what we had to do, not what we wanted to do. and that's the essence of good judging. good judging, a fair and impartial court are courts that are allowed to rule as they must, not how they want to rule, and that's what we did here. >> judges have one job and one job only. they take an oath to uphold the constitution. >> reporter: rachel caufield is a professor of political science at drake university and a research fellow at the american judicature society. she thinks it's the family leader and other conservative groups around the country, that are inserting money and politics into the judicial system. >> i think we have a movement afoot to politicize our courts and in politicizing our courts i think basically that undermines the quality of justice in america. there's definitely a trend nationwide. we've seen a huge increase in campaign spending among judicial candidates, many of whom are supported by similar interest groups. >> reporter: according to the nonpartisan
michael kahn. in the health care sector, insurer wellpoint was in focus. shares rose 4.3%, rallying to their highest point since angela braly stepped down as c.e.o. the company announced a bond sale to raise money with $600 million going to stock buybacks. there was a lot of action in the telecommunications industry, with deutsche telekom talking about merging its t-mobile business with metro pcs. the talk pushed metro pcs shares up 17.8%. volume exploded-- more than five times normal. last year, t-mobile's buyout by at&t was canceled over anti- trust concerns. t-mobile could use the deal to expand its wireless spectrum as it builds out its next generation wireless service. it's just the latest possible suitor for metro pcs and its no- contract pre-paid wireless service business model. it's a model similar to ap wireless and its cricket brand. leap shares jumped 8.4% as volume jumped five-fold. one of the companies that had reportedly looked at metro pcs in the past and said "no deal" is sprint. shares fell 5.4% on very heavy volume. analysts say a t-mobile metro pcs deal would pres
angeles. in his chicago office today, co- founder michael donahue told me there will be a lot more to lyfe. >> we're looking at new york, we're looking in chicago, and we're looking at a few other major markets. if i put the map on the wall, you could pick them. >> reporter: obviously, in california, you have people who are more health conscious, so this kind of idea would sell very well there. but can it sell in the midwest? can it sell in the east coast? can it sell in the south? >> we believe 100%. at the end of the day, we want to go where you mitigate risk, where the people are open-minded to it, and we believe there are pockets of it in every location and every city in america. but when you start a new concept, go where you believe it's going to be the most successful and you mitigate some of that risk. >> reporter: now, you're looking to source locally, correct? >> correct. >> reporter: how difficult is it to do that? it sounds very expensive. >> you have to look at the etymology, the beginning of trends, and when the consumer starts to change-- and all of the pressure is on locally
schools. chastity pellum, a student at the university of central florida training to be a science michael weinbaum is 28, an engineer and self-described social conservative from jacksonville. and charlie adkins, a 56-year- old real estate manager, a former homebuilder who struggled we met in downtown orlando, in the heart of one of the most hotly contested regions, of one of the most hotly contested states in the 2012 election. welcome to you all. thanks for joining us both to watch and to discuss what happened toght. i want to know if anybody's opinion of either candidate was changed by watching them debate each other for 90 minutes. did anybody see either of the two men in a different way when it was all over? >> i think governor romney, especially by opening with a story of how it was either him or his wife had met someone who was struggling to find a job, had one job, didn't work and happened multiple times, that was-- i don't know if i've watched enough of him on the stump but that was the kind of thing i was expecting him to say. that was a softer side. he did seem a little more sof
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